Schedule an Appointment

  • To schedule 15, 30 & 45 minute appointments, available for CURRENT MATRICULATED STUDENTS and ALUMNI ONE YEAR OUT (alumni are eligible for counseling services through August 31 the year after they graduate), you'll need to register with the CDC or login to your existing Cardinal Careers account
  1. Log-in to your Cardinal Careers account
  2. Click the "Request a Counseling Appointment" link on the right side of the page
  3. Select Student/Post Doc from the drop down menu under Type
  4. Select 15, 30 or 45 from the drop down menu under Length
  5. Click on the "Check Availability" button at the bottom of the page to see all availability of your assigned counselors over a two-week period
  • Be aware that the 30 & 45 minute appointments can be booked up to 2 1/2 weeks in advance during our peak times.  Remember, the short, 15 minute appointments are ideal for resume/cover letter critiques and quick questions, they are NOT appropriate for assessment interpretations.  The longer appointments are appropriate for more in-depth questions and to go over the results of the assessment instruments.
  • Meetups, casual get togethers to discuss topics of interest (i.e. resume, job search strategies, interviewing tips, etc.), are convenient alternatives to the more formal counseling appointments.  Check your Cardinal Careers account to see the schedule of meetups for your Career Community based team.
  • Are you an undergraduate and have a quick question about CDC services, your resume, cover letter, or job search? Come see one of our Peer Career Consultants during their drop-in hours. Find the schedule here: https://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/cdc/pcc

Select a Career Community Based Counselor

Be sure to register with the Career Development Center so that you can review the schedule of appointments and meetups for your Career Community based team.

Eligibility For CDC Services

Types of Appointments

Purpose Availability How to Schedule/Cancel
30 & 45-minute Appointments
  • clarify interests, skills, values, and work style
  • interpret assessment instruments (be aware that only one assessment can be interpreted in a 30 minute appointment)
  • explore various career options
  • outline a plan for your career search
  • develop strategies for obtaining a job
  • learn effective resume writing and interviewing skills
  • prepare for the academic job search (if you're a PhD or Post Doc)
  • participate in a mock interview
  • Skype appointments are now available for students who are out of the area

Wait times can range from one day to two and a half weeks depending on the time of year.

To schedule an appointment with a member of your School-based team, Log in to your Cardinal Careers account.

Spouses/domestic partners of current Stanford students are eligible for one appointment per academic year. Visit our Services for Spouses/Domestic Partners page for information on how to schedule this appointment.

To cancel or reschedule an appointment, log in to your Cardinal Careers account, click on the Calendar tab, then click on Counseling Appointment, select the "Cancel" or "Reschedule" button.

When scheduling a Skype appointment, please visit https://studentaffairs.stanford.edu/cdc/contact/communities to locate your counselor's Skype address.

15-minute Appointments
  • review resumes, CVs or cover letters
  • answer quick questions
  • NOT appropriate for assessment interpretations

Wait times can vary depending on the time of year.

To schedule an appointment with a member of your School-based team, Log in to your Cardinal Careers account.

To cancel or reschedule an appointment, log in to your Cardinal Careers account, click on the Calendar tab, then click on Counseling Appointment, select the "Cancel" or "Reschedule" button.

         

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